§ Mr. Charles Clarke
It is not possible to identify persons in the Home Office's Court Proceedings Database who are arrested or prosecuted for offences connected with illegal trafficking in women and girls for the purpose of prostitution.
The available information relates to persons proceeded against and those convicted of certain offences of procuration as follows:
Information for 2000 is not yet available.
Persons convicted of certain offences of procuration in England and Wales in 1999 Proceeded against Convicted Procuring female for immoral purposes, or using drugs to obtain or facilitate sexual intercourse (Sexual Offences Act 1956, sections 2, 3, 4, 22 and 23) 5 1 Detention of female in brothel or other premises (ibid, sections 24) — — Living on earnings of prostitution or exercising control over prostitute (ibid, sections 30 and 31) 48 37
§ Mrs. Roche
The Immigration Service does not routinely receive statistics on prosecutions for non-immigration criminal offences, such as the involvement in the illegal importation of women and girls from abroad for the purpose of sexual exploitation or prostitution, therefore no correlation of these offences and the deportation of offenders can be made.